Since 2014, the Republic has received less money from the EU than it has contributed. File photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

The Republic contributed a net €200 million to the EU in 2017, the latest figures show. A report published by the State finances watchdog, the Comptr(...)

University of Limerick president  Prof Desmond Fitzgerald:  “I want to assure families and students that the information is accurate – and we will continue to improve the system.” Photograph: Alan Place

The president of University of Limerick (UL) has played down concerns that hundreds of students may have received incorrect exam results over a period(...)

Inquiries into Project Eagle revealed that former Nama adviser Frank Cushnahan, Belfast solicitor Ian Coulter and US lawyers Brown Rudnick were to share €18 million if another bidder, Pimco, succeeded in buying the loans

Prosecutors are still considering charges against one suspect arising from an investigation into State assets agency Nama’s €1.6 billion sale of loans(...)

Maurice McCabe with his wife Lorraine after giving evidence at the Disclosures Tribunal last March. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Maurice McCabe spent the later years of his career in the eye of a political, legal and media storm. He joined An Garda Síochána in August 1985 and i(...)

Comptroller and Auditor General Séamus McCarthy: although providing and managing  30 per cent of social housing, approved housing bodies are not subject to statutory regulation. Photograph: Frank Miller

The fact that more than 500 voluntary housing bodies are not subject to statutory regulation has been harshly criticised by the Comptroller and Audito(...)

Supt David Taylor at the entrance of the Disclosures Tribunal at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The future of Supt David Taylor in the Garda is being considered by senior management as part of the fallout from the Disclosures Tribunal report. Da(...)

 Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe: “a good citizen and police officer”. Photograph:  Séamus Kiernan/Westmeath Topic

The Disclosures Tribunal has delivered a devastating finding against former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan, who it found conducted a “campaign of (...)

Mr Justice Peter Charleton, at the Disclosures Tribunal at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan described whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe as a child sex abuser, the Disclosures Tribunal has found. And M(...)

The Department of Health’s new headquarters lay empty for 17 months at a cost to the State of €15.8 million, a report by the Comptroller & Auditor General has found.

Minister for Health Simon Harris has defended his department after a report found its new headquarters lay empty for 17 months at a cost to the State (...)

President Michael D Higgins at the  National Ploughing Championship in Tullamore, Co Offaly. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has clashed with a powerful Dáil committee chaired by a party colleague over its decision to examine the costs of th(...)

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